# Homework Help

eNotes Homework Help is a way for educators to help students understand their school work. Our experts are here to answer your toughest academic questions! Once it’s posted to our site, your question could help thousands of other students.

Browse Questions
• Romeo and Juliet
The nurse offers the following solution to Juliet's predicament, after she has been the subject of a furious attack from her father: Faith, here it is. Romeo is banish'd; and all the world to...

Asked by cuban2031 on via web

• Science
In order to find A elements, we have to follow the property of the set. The ratio 3/(x-2) belongs to Z, only if the result of division is exact. For that, the denominator must be a a divisor of 3,...

Asked by dorofightforrock on via web

• The Westing Game
Turtle Wexler is the one who figures out that Sandy McSouthers is really Sam Westing (who is not dead, after all), but the real game, that of finding Sam Westing's murderer, is never solved. Since...

Asked by karyssa4 on via web

• Math
As Giorgiana said, you need to change the problem so both the length and width are using the same measure. There are 100 cm in 1 m ("centi" = 100). 5m = 500cm, so: 500 cm length x 14 cm width =...

Asked by lisafernandez01 on via web

• The Scarlet Letter
A symbol communicates an idea without the author's explaining it. Symbolism becomes effective when we "get it" and understand the connection between the symbol and the idea. In this novel, each...

Asked by asenciotracy on via web

• The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Miss Watson dislikes the fact that Huck is not "civilized". In other words, he has not been brought up with the manners and knowledge that people in the city have. He is not used to formal...

Asked by buckwheat on via web

• The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Snuff is chewing tobacco that one sniffs though the nose. Huck is observing that the Widow Douglas is a hypocrite because she will not allow Huck to smoke tobacco. Of course, Huck doesn't use those...

Asked by bc3007 on via web

• Macbeth
BANQUO: Look, how our partner's rapt. This is the bit you're thinking of, I think. Banquo is noticing that Macbeth has been dreaming to himself (in fact, delivering an aside to the audience)...

Asked by abril09 on via web

• The Great Gatsby
I'd like to offer one additional perspective you might want to include considering the fact it is an oral presentation. You can enhance the 'setting' of The Great Gatsby by commenting on the...

Asked by vivid on via web

• A Jury of Her Peers
At first, Mrs. Peters looks at the scene through the eyes of the law. Her husband is the sherrif and she respects the law. However, over time, she begins to side with Mrs. Hale and see that...

Asked by lela137 on via web

• Romeo and Juliet
Shakespeare's characterisation is a complex thing: it's rarely as simple as a single answer. And, in fact, what emerges from this "balcony scene" (though, you'll notice, no balcony is ever...

Asked by laykers on via web

• A Rose for Emily
The plot does not follow a chronological order as the narrator builds mystery and suspense around the funeral of old Miss Emily Grierson. Part I: The townspeople have gathered for Miss Emily's...

Asked by salbrend3 on via web

• Literature
Thomas Hardy: "Men who March Away", Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Donald Ross: The Death of Peace, Alfred Noyes: A Prayer in Time of War, Thomas Hardy: Then and Now, Rudyard Kipling: "For All we Have and...

Asked by frizzyperm on via web

• Science
what is windows xp & how to its instal?

Asked by mritunjay on via web

• Romeo and Juliet
See below for links to Benvolio's character analysis, and a website which gives you every quote Benvolio ever says. If you want a single quote that sums up what Benvolio does in the play, I'd go...

Asked by polijoli on via web

• The Crucible
In the beginning of Act One of “The Crucible” it is revealed that the young, teenage girls of Salem had been in the forest the night before the incidents of this act have occurred. While in...

Asked by snewton4- on via web

• Battle Royal; or, The Invisible Man
The major setting of "Battle Royal" by Ralph Ellison is the ballroom of the hotel where the narrator and his schoolmates go to participate in a boxing match. In the ballroom, a temporary boxing...

Asked by alharris on via web

• The Wedding
Sparks' novel features traditional narrative techniques found in many novels. The story is told by a first-person narrator, Wilson Lewis, who relates the events of the story. Sparks employs the...

• Great Expectations
In Chapter 39,Pip discovers that Magwitch is his benefactor. Dickens heightens the suspense of this discovery through his use of imagery and dialogue. The first thing we notice is that there is a...

Asked by lucy94 on via web

• Romeo and Juliet
The prologue to Act 2 is in full at the link below. I've paraphrased it for you here: Romeo's old love (for Rosaline) is now deadAnd a new love is taking his placeThe beauty which he was so...

Asked by pussycats on via web

• Death of a Salesman
Willy commits suicide so that his family can collect the insurance money afterwards. He has no other way to provide for them, his "luck" has run out, and he sees no other way to be able to meet...

Asked by crazygirll29 on via web

• To Kill a Mockingbird
Jem cries because Boo's father, Nathan Radley, had cemented up the hole in the tree. Jem cries not just because there will be no more presents forthcoming but also (and especially) because this...

Asked by hbarney123456789 on via web

• To Kill a Mockingbird
Jem had been studying Ancient Egypt at school. As all the Egyptians were depicted in profile, he either thought or pretended they walked that way, too. From time to time he imitated them by...

Asked by dshaff on via web

• To Kill a Mockingbird
Jem has to go back and get his pants from the Radley fence. If he doesn't, he would be caught, and as he said, "Atticus ain't ever whipped me since I can remember. I wanta keep it that way."...

Asked by hardagb on via web

• William Shakespeare
Good question! The distinction between, "thou" and "you", the two forms of "you" in Shakespeare's English is more or less the same as the difference between "du" and "Sie" in modern-day German....

Asked by mwhoopee on via web

• Pablo Neruda
Several of meizitang soft gel the elements of meizitang slimming soft gel are XianXian Cao, Jobstears, Artemisia botanical slimming soft gel Dracunculus, Psysllium Husk, Bamboo discharge and...

Asked by cheche379 on via web

• Richard III
Definitely a human. Otherwise, it surely wouldn't be a tragedy. And I don't think Shakespeare believed that anyone was born bad. That'd just be dramatically boring. Right from the word go,...

Asked by faizanmalik on via web

• The Portrait of a Lady
Isabel Archer is the protagonist in the novel and the "Lady" of the title. She is a young woman from Albany, New York, who travels to Europe with her Aunt, Mrs. Touchett. One of the central...

• The Solitary Reaper
Wordsworth's use of imagery and language helps the reader to imagine all of the sights that he is talking about. In the second stanza of the poem, he is saying that this woman who is singing in...

Asked by prats on via web

• A Midsummer Night's Dream
She's a sad character, really, I think. Her actual explanation comes at the very end of the soliloquy, and, like just about everything else in this play to do with love, it focusses on the eye as...

Asked by joroco19 on via web

• Ode to the West Wind
In the second section, here is a breakdown of each stanza: 1. Here he declares that the wind breaks the clouds up "like earth's decaying leaves" that are shaken from the tangled boughs of Heaven...

Asked by yaokvivek on via web

• Julius Caesar
At the heart of the play Julius Caesar is the inner conflict that Brutus feels when he is asked to murder his trusted confidant for the good of Rome. Shakespeare spends a great deal of the early...

Asked by rebook on via web

• History
The Spanish-American War 1898 was fought between the U.S. and Spain while McKinley was president. Often referred to as 'A spendid little war', it was clearly motivated by the U.S. desire to expand...

Asked by serena-tao on via web

• Essay Lab
Is your assignment to compare AND contrast or to compare OR contrast? Makes a BIG difference! compare=find similarities contrast=find differences So, in examining the poems in terms of...

Asked by bribabyuncut on via web

• Things Fall Apart
I think I would say something like Hello, mother and then explain how well I had been treated in Umuofia. I would be especially grateful to Okonkwo for taking me in to his family and I would...

Asked by kingofnewyork on via web

• English teachers
Here's a question to consider: If we as educators are going to advocate literature that exposes our children to the negatives of society, then why don't our school libraries include publications...

Asked by Jen Sambdman on via web

• Literature
There are a number of reasons why Mrs. Pan wants to arrange a marriage for Lili. First of all, that is the way it is done in China. In China, it is the responsibility of the parents to arrange...

Asked by gaiyle on via web

• Literature
Lili Yang visits Mrs. Pan because she is asked to do so by her friend Sophia Pan, who is Mrs. Pan's daughter-in-law. Sophia and her husband are concerned about Mrs. Pan because she is very...

Asked by xxxxxxxx on via web

• Anthills of the Savannah
The difficulty of overcoming a system of political unrest is one of the central themes of the novel. Under a rule driven by power as opposed to respect, the people are unable to figure out how to...

Asked by seun5 on via web

• Lord of the Flies
The key at the heart of you question is "Is Ralph as bad as Jack / Does he also support the chaos that Jack brings to the island?" The answer is that Golding wanted to portray these boys as REAL as...

Asked by foreigner on via web

• Lord of the Flies
Here's a quote from William Golding: The theme (of Lord of the Flies) is an attempt to trace the defects of society back to the defects of human nature. The moral is that the shape of society...

• Lord of the Flies
Simon understands, when the others don't yet, that the real beast to be feared is inside of each of them. In chapter 5, when all the littluns fear beasts and Ralph holds a vote to determine whether...

Asked by mickel on via web

• Lord of the Flies
Jack has the stronger beast within him and he has less ability to keep that beast inside. When Jack fails to kill the pig at the end of the first chapter, he vows that he won't fail again. The...

Asked by doger1 on via web

• The Luck of Roaring Camp
Stumpy is the good-hearted surrogate father of "The Luck of Roaring Camp." Stumpy is hiding out in Roaring Camp and because he is a bigamist, it is decided that he has more experience dealing with...

Asked by nicxy on via web

• In the Time of the Butterflies
Morals are tricky concepts to explore. Let us think about the opposite situation. Although the sisters would have lived long lives if they had not opposed Trujillo, would they have been free in...

Asked by lemonbeat on via web

• Break of Day in the Trenches
Great poem, isn't it? Paul Fussell writes an excellent, long critical appreciation of it in his book "The Great War and Modern Memory", some of which is quoted at the site below. It's in far more...

Asked by bonu on via web

• William Shakespeare
Yes, Shakespeare was a real person. No, it was not a pen name for Edward de Vere. Twenty years ago scholars were convinced that Francis Bacon was the "real" Shakespeare. Just as many scholars claim...

Asked by smankins on via web

• The Lottery
Jackson starts the story on a positive note which lulls the reader into thinking that the lottery is going to be a lucky event: 'The morning of June 27th was clear and sunny, with the fresh warmth...

Asked by timroth on via web

• 1984
It is difficult to say that there is a single universal theme in any author's work, but the closest one could have for Orwell is the relationship between freedom and social organization. This...

Asked by gregk on via web